|Mobile Shopping Goes Mainstream
More than ever this holiday season, smartphones and tablets are the way to shop. Thanksgiving weekend set records for mobile sales and traffic, accounting for nearly 40 percent of online traffic.
|Apple iBeacon Lures Shoppers To Buy
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're in, whether to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
|Salesforce Declares Hackathon a Tie
Declaring a tie, Salesforce has put an end to the Hackathon drama. More than 4,500 developers competed to build next-generation mobile apps on the Salesforce1 platform, and first prize was $1 million.
|Top Court Won't Hear Web Tax Case
Various state governments have been trying to put laws in place requiring online retailers, such as Amazon, to collect sales taxes. Now it appears the way has been paved for them to do just that.